Lieutenant Colonel Edmund James Houghton Nicholson

Ranks Held Captain, Lieutenant Colonel, Major, Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
Birth Date 17 April 1870
Death Date 22 June 1955
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
  • Staff
  • 1st Anzac Corps Troops
  • 1st Australian Division
  • Artillery
  • 1st Australian Pioneer Battalion
  • Australian Engineers
  • Eng Tng Depot
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-11-07
Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1917-06-01
Published in London Gazette in 1918-06-03
Published in London Gazette in 1917-02-15
Published in London Gazette in 1918-05-28
Published in London Gazette in 1917-12-28
Published in London Gazette in 1917-01-04
Published in London Gazette in 1915-11-05
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-10-24
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1916-01-27
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-06-29
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-06-29
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-04-18
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-07-25
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-10-04

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Australian Engineers
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    28 May 1918 on page 6200 at position 42
    Commonwealth Gazette
    24 October 1918 on page 2055 at position 58
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    1st Australian Pioneer Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    04 January 1917 on page 256 at position 58
    Commonwealth Gazette
    29 June 1917 on page 1393 at position 120
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    Australian Engineers
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    1st Australian Pioneer Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    15 February 1917 on page 1608 at position 7
    Commonwealth Gazette
    25 July 1917 on page 1543 at position 9
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    1st Australian Pioneer Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    1st Australian Pioneer Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    01 January 1917 on page 28 at position 53
    Commonwealth Gazette
    29 June 1917 on page 1389 at position 58
  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    1st Australian Pioneer Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    Australian Engineers
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    1st Anzac Corps Troops
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    28 December 1917 on page 13565 at position 57
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 April 1918 on page 842 at position 169
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    1st Australian Pioneer Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    Artillery
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    Australian Engineers
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Australian Engineers
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    03 June 1918 on page 6454 at position 11
    Commonwealth Gazette
    07 November 1918 on page 2110 at position 15
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    1st Australian Pioneer Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    01 June 1917 on page 5420 at position 20
    Commonwealth Gazette
    04 October 1917 on page 2622 at position 62
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Staff
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
    London Gazette
    05 November 1915 on page 11001 at position 10
    Commonwealth Gazette
    27 January 1916 on page 156 at position 1
  • First World War Nominal Roll:

    Unit
    Eng Tng Depot
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    1st Australian Division
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major

Timeline

Date of birth 17 April 1870
Date of enlistment 05 September 1914
Date of embarkation 20 October 1914
Date of recommendation honour or award 1915-08
Date of recommendation honour or award 10 September 1916
Date of recommendation honour or award 06 October 1916
Date of recommendation honour or award 22 September 1917
Date of recommendation honour or award 10 March 1918
Date returned to Australia 01 April 1919
Date of death 22 June 1955